What is a bakhar ?
Bakhar is a form of historical narrative written in Marathi prose. Bakhars are one of the earliest genres of medieval Marathi literature .  More than 200 bakhars were written in the seventeenth to nineteenth centuries, the most important of them chronicling the deeds of the Maratha ruler Shivaji .
Bakhar is an important type of historical documents of medieval times It shows all historical evidences and battles which were fought in ancient times or medieval times and there some of the types such as "Marathi Bakhar" ,and of that some other bakhars which are very important. Bakhar gives us biographies, autobiographies,the state of administration etc.